- 12:10PM to 1:30PM
- YLS Room 127
The Green Haven Prison Project is a bimonthly seminar on legal and political issues run jointly by prisoners and Yale Law students. For almost 40 years, the program has served as a bridge between future legal professionals and the incarcerated men of Project for a Calculated Transition at Green Haven Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in New York.
Join us for lunch and to learn how to get involved.
As rents increase, governments struggle to provide affordable housing. One possible solution is zoning restrictions. For example, towns can designate a fixed percentage of new buildings for low- and middle-income tenants. Leslie Creane—an alum of the Yale School of Architecture—is the current Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Derby and former Town Planner of Hamden. Based on her experience, Ms. Creane will discuss the state of inclusionary zoning in CT, the promise and limits of this approach, and alternative approaches to zoning.
Please join the Yale Journal of International Law for Mediterranean Mezzes in the Courtyard* on Wednesday, September 13 from 4:30-5:30PM.
Come mingle with the YJIL Board and learn about one of the world’s preeminent international law journals. We will be discussing our forthcoming articles and the exciting opportunities available to 1Ls, transfer students, LLMs, and JSDs. We’ll have a large spread of appetizers from Pitaziki—and baklava as a sweet treat!
*In the event of rain, we will meet in Room 120 (please note room change)
With the new school year underway and new faces joining the YLS community, the Clinical Student Board invites you to our semi-annual "Kegs in the Courtyard" reception, this Wednesday, September 13th, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. We hope all members of the YLS family will join us for an evening of revelry, refreshment, and good company. In addition to a keg from Two Roads Brewing, we'll also have wine, other beverages, and all the snacks that Stop & Shop could offer.
What's the HAVEN MLP? We partner with New Haven Legal Assistance, the Yale School of Public Health, and Yale Medical School to provide legal referral services to patients at HAVEN, a student-run free medical clinic held in downtown New Haven every Saturday for people without health insurance. As a HAVEN MLP volunteer, you'll have firsthand interaction with people who truly need and appreciate your help. The time commitment is flexible and relatively low—generally, we ask that people commit to two Saturday morning shifts per semester.
The Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) has supported hundreds of asylum-seeking families, helping them stay in the United States and win their asylum cases. Through ASAP, students can participate in legal drafting, case management, advocacy, and trips on behalf of formerly detained refugee families. We welcome law students across all class years. This Wednesday and Thursday, we will be holding info sessions to introduce ASAP and answer your questions. Dinner will be served. These info sessions will have the same content, so feel free to come to only one.
In his new book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, James Forman Jr. ’92 explores the complex relationship between race, class, and the American criminal justice system in a new and original light.